Winter Group

Member & Event News

    • Association News

    IRA Grant, Award Deadlines Extended

    Deadlines on a selection of IRA awards and grants are extended to Jan. 15, 2015.
    • Association News

    Six Words for the 60-for-60 Challenge

    The ILD challenge continues for the IRA staff with two weeks of six-word stories.
    • International

    Bringing Diagnostic Teaching to Sierra Leone

    IRA's work with teacher training in Sierra Leone continues despite the Ebola crisis.

    • Conferences & Events

    Conference Makes Literacy/Science Connection

    IRA and NSTA team up for a special session on literacy/science connection Oct. 18.
    • Conferences & Events

    The 2 Sisters Bring Student Choice and Successful Strategies to Teachers

    Join The 2 Sisters on #irachat Oct. 9 when they discuss student choice on Twitter.
    • Association News

    ILD Challenge: What Can’t You Live Without?

    IRA staffers contemplate a year "out of this world" for the ILD 60-for-60 challenge.
    • Member of the Month

    Member of the Month: Nakeiha Primus

    Nakeiha Primus first resisted her draw into teaching. Once she did embrace a career in education, she set off running into teaching and research.

    • Conferences & Events

    What Do You Want to Know About Mentor Texts?

    Join us Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 8 p.m. ET, for our first-ever Google Hangout "on air," which will be streamed on International Reading Association's YouTube channel. Our one-hour panel will include "writing thief" Ruth Culham and acclaimed authors Kate Messner, Lisa Yee, David Harrison, and Varian Johnson.

    • Association News

    From Captain Underpants to The Hunger Games, Books Still Challenged Every Year

    Every year hundreds of books are challenged and run the risk of being banned from our libraries. The most-challenged book for two years running? Captain Underpants.
    • Association News

    We’re Adding a Literacy Minute to Our Days – Are You?

    When the International Literacy Day 60-for-60 challenge was launched, asking teachers to engage their students in an extra 60 seconds of literacy-focused activities every day for 60 days, IRA wanted to get in on the fun, too.
    • Councils & SIGs

    Helping Kids With Cancer: Local Council Makes a Big Impact in Ohio

    As teachers, we are fortunate to see positive change in our classrooms every day. To make a difference in my community, I look to my local council, the Toledo Area Council of the International Reading Association (TACIRA) in Ohio, to volunteer my time. And this year’s council service opportunities really touched my heart.
    • Association News

    Let Your Light Shine in our New 'Member Spotlight'

    Want to spotlight a colleague’s accomplishment or announce your own? In the ongoing effort to better serve our subscribers, Reading Today recently started a “Member Spotlight” section with the spotlight on—you guessed it—our members.
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